The Rocky Mountains, Alberta
Does anything scream Canada more than the Rocky Mountains? Not only are these incredible towering mountains a natural wonder to behold, the surrounding towns and cities offer travellers a laid-back, fun atmosphere to relax after a day of hiking, photography, or hot-springs hunting. The Rockies are also an incredible place to spot wildlife, so be on the look-out for moose, bears, mountain goats, and even lynxes!
The Cape Breton Highlands, Nova Scotia
Cape Breton Highlands National Park was the first Canadian national park in the Atlantic, and it’s a can’t-miss spot for travellers looking for some serious nature in Canada’s already amazing east coast. Located on the northern tip of Nova Scotia, this park covers an incredible 948 square kilometres, and travellers are encouraged to enjoy nature to its full potential here! From summer swimming to hiking on one of the park’s 26 marked hiking trails, you’re sure to appreciate Canada’s natural beauty.
The Inside Passage, British Columbia
The Inside Passage is the name for the coast of British Columbia as it travels up into Alaska. While most often used to refer to a route taken by cruise ships, the nature surrounding the passage is like nowhere else in the world, and travellers can visit places such as Vancouver, Port Hardy, Prince Rupert, or even the Canadian island paradise of Haida Gwaii to gain a better understanding of what makes Canada’s west coast just so amazing.
Known simply as “up north” or “cottage country” to locals, Muskoka is the ultimate in adventure… and relaxation! In the summer, travellers from around Ontario and the world flock to the area to swim in pristine lakes, hike through hills and forests, and reconnect with friends and family. In the winter, Muskoka is transformed into a snowy wonderland, and travellers can ski, snowboard, snowshoe, ice fish, and much, much more.
When you bring home photographs and souvenirs from your travels, you’re sure to inspire your friends and family to get out and see more of the world as well. When you travel sustainably, you can make sure that everyone can enjoy these amazing parts of the world for generations to come.
The best part about trying to travel sustainably in Canada? It’s easy – you barely have to think twice about the best options for the environment, because locals, tour operators, and attraction staff will always be quick to point you in the right direction.